Category Archives: Star Trek

STAR TREK CONVENTION EPILOGUE

It was a hard decision, but this is my final year for the Las Vegas con. I began this journey with Creation Entertainment in 2003, their 2nd con in Vegas. I have amazing memories, a room full of autographs, portfolios … Continue reading

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STAR TREK CONVENTION, DAY 5, FINALE

These 5 days go by so fast, a time warp of sorts. Now it’s almost over, only one day left… First panel, Voyager, with Robert Duncan McNeil, Garrett Wang, and Tim Russ behind the water bottle. Yes, I spent way … Continue reading

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STAR TREK CON, DAY 4, DETAILS

What’s the first thing you think of when you hear the words, Star Trek convention (besides nerds)? Costumes! I think anybody who says they don’t like to play dress up is lying. Whether it’s wearing a designer dress to an … Continue reading

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STAR TREK CON, DAY 3, GETTING BUSY

First I just want to say it’s raining here in Las Vegas. Looks like what Portland used to be. Lines are fun. At least that’s what I have to tell myself when I’m in them. A big part of the … Continue reading

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STAR TREK CON, DAY 2: STAR STARS

Day 2 of the con kicked off with the iconic Walter Koenig. At 81, he is as astute and funny as ever. I’ve seen him at cons for the past 20 years and watched him evolve over time. He went … Continue reading

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STAR TREK CON, DAY 1

Ok, here we are. Day 1 is all about remembering: where the bathrooms are; how to navigate the hotel; what it feels like to wear the uniform. Remembering the inclusion, diversity, and friendship that Star Trek engenders. Laughter and tears … Continue reading

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STAR TREK CONVENTION T-1

There are two goals to achieve on the day before the con begins: registration and buying things in the vendors’ room that we’ll need for tomorrow. My list includes 8×10 photos to be autographed throughout the show and a coffee … Continue reading

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MINI-BLOG: THE STAR TREK CONVENTION

Have you ever wondered what a Star Trek convention is like? Have you ever in your sci-fi closet mind wished you could go to one? I’ve decided to take you along with me to Creation Entertainment’s annual con in Las … Continue reading

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WHAT I’M WATCHING: ALLEGIANCE

  ALLEGIANCE  Music and lyrics by Jay Kuo and a book by Marc Acito, Kuo and Lorenzo Thione Musical Drama | TV Series (2016) Breaking from my usual television review, today I’m writing about a Broadway musical production, filmed for … Continue reading

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THE FACE OF ICARUS: A STAR TREK SHORT FICTION TRIBUTE

“Do you have eyes on him, Mr. Sulu?” “Yes, Captain. Status unchanged. He’s still out there.” “Just like an Russian pugolovka,” Chekov mused. “I can’t see how he’s doing it.” The three Star Fleet Officers, along with everyone else on … Continue reading

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